Everything to Know About Tim Burton's 'Addams Family' Spinoff 'Wednesday'

By -  iMediaBuzz Team

They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious, and creepy — and are coming to Netflix. Tim Burton is directing a new Addams Family spinoff series about Wednesday's Addams, aptly titled Wednesday.

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The streaming service announced the series in February 2021 and revealed the first look at the show's artwork, which featured a silhouette playing the cello with a large knife instead of a bow, on Wednesday.

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Few other details have been released about the eight-episode series, but given Burton's fondness for horror, goth-tinged aesthetics, she and Adams should be a great fit.

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Production company A24 also shared the same shot, formally announcing Efron's role in the film, "Introducing himself The Golden Warrior. Zac Efron is Kevin Von Erich in #TheIronClaw."

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The director, who will make his television debut on Wednesday, rose to prominence in the 1980s with Pee-wee's Big Adventure,

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Beetlejuice and Batman. His next project, 1990's Edward Scissorhands, arguably stars Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder

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Throughout his career, he collaborated repeatedly with similar actors including Depp, Michael Keaton, Christina Ricci, Michelle Pfeiffer and his ex-girlfriend, Helena Bonham Carter.

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So far, none of those people have been announced to be joining Wednesday, but it doesn't hurt to dream about a quirky Pfeiffer as the family's parent, Morticia.

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The Addams Family began as a series of single-panel New Yorker cartoons drawn by illustrator Charles Adams, which lasted from 1938 until his death in 1988.

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The first Hollywood adaptation was a half-hour sitcom that ran from 1964 to 1966. This was followed by two animated series in 1973 and 1992, and a live-action series called The New Addams Family from 1998 to 2001.

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